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MLK's Legacy and the Memphis Arts Community

The staff and Board of ArtsMemphis join communities around the globe in solemn observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the day Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.  On this day, we reaffirm our commitment to building a more equitable Memphis.  A Memphis in which every resident shares equal access to our world-class cultural assets.  A Memphis in which the arts community reflects our city's racial and ethnic diversity.  Above all, a Memphis in which... Read More
at Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018

Local Arts Groups Make the Holidays Magical

Here at ArtsMemphis, we support over 80 grantee organizations and artists -- so it's no surprise that our holiday season is packed with holiday-themed arts events.  Here are just a few of the shows we think you should check out... Playhouse on the Square is going to have Peter Pan   from Nov. 17th to Dec. 31st.  Circuit Playhouse is running David Sedaris' raucous  Santaland Diaries from Nov. 30th to Dec. 23rd.  Hattiloo has Take the Soul... Read More
at Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

ArtsMemphis Grantees Perform at National Arts Marketing Conference

ArtsMemphis is honored to host Americans for the Arts this weekend for the annual National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference , November 10-13, 2017. We are excited to have the opportunity to highlight a few of our grantees during the course of the event SATURDAY Stax Music Academy’s Street Corner Harmonies will perform classical anthems, Negro Spirituals, funk, and more. That afternoon, Ballet Memphis will perform. Saturday night, ArtsMemphis will host the... Read More
at Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

Authentic Stories: Michai Mosby

Michai Mosby is no ordinary teenager.  He's a got a voice that will move your soul and a kindness that will warm your heart.  Michai is one of the many gifted students at the Stax Music Academy -- a longtime grantee of ArtsMemphis. As Michai says, Without ArtsMemphis, there would be no Stax Music Academy. Preach! Video produced by Lawrence Shaw.   Click here to check out more of Lawrence's work . Read More
at Monday, Oct 2, 2017

King Day Arts Activities Funded by ArtsMemphis

ArtsMemphis-Funded Activities Draw Big Crowds at the National Civil Rights Museum Above: Watoto Memphis The  National Civil Rights Museum  is a 2016 Arts Builds Communities (ABC) grant winner for their funded activity, King Day.  King Day is an annual event that has been a centerpiece of the Museum's programming since its opening in 1991. Activities include family arts and cultural programming, youth-centered learning, food vendors and the... Read More
at Friday, Apr 7, 2017

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